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Why Are We Drawn To Fairytales?

Why Are We Drawn To Fairytales?

Admit it, you’ve got at least one, if not a dozen favorite fairytales. Everyone knows Cinderella, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, Robin Hood, Peter Pan, etc. 1,072 more words

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….. I actually made it to Blue Lake.  On July 18th I almost made it with The Boys (Jazzy and Prince), but we fell about a mile short. 346 more words

When Being Yourself Doesn't Seem Like Enough

So it finally happened. One weekday evening last week, our oldest son said the following to my wife: “Don’t worry mommy. I like your hair, but straight hair like Rapunzel’s is my favourite.” 303 more words

The New Fairy Tale Is Trying to Escape Its Past

. . . and more on the fairy tale, referencing Marina Warner’s book. This essay by Becca Rothfeld looks at the current popularity of reworking classic fairy tales in film and TV. 85 more words


'Cabs leave at midnight': Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

Blogging hiatuses (hiatii?) are not good for anyone. Including myself. I apparently go quite insane if I don’t scribble down my thoughts about things literary and sundry. 653 more words


Sarah Cross' Tear You Apart returns to Beau Rivage

Tear You Apart, by Sarah Cross (Jan 2015, EgmontUSA) $17.99, ISBN: 9781606845912

Recommended for ages 14+

Fairy tale fans who loved Sarah Cross’ Kill Me Softly… 269 more words